Chinese Side Dish – Fruits & Bats – CH-519

$250.00

Chinese Side Dish – Flower, Fruits & Bats

SKU: CH-519 Categories: , , Tag:

Description

A fine circular side dish hand-painted and decorated under the glaze. This dish has a nice peach at the center encircled by six sepals of altering shades of green. Three Chinese characters connect the pomegranate, peaches, flowers, and leaves. This porcelain also has 3 bats on top of each character. Due to the homophony of the Chinese word fu for “bat”, and fu for “prosperity and good fortune” the bat has become a symbol for good luck, often found in red, the color of joy. Unique piece due to a star of David engraved into the dish by a previous owner.

No chips, cracks, crazing, loss of color or paint.

Measurements: 14 x 2 cm

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